Monitor Advice

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    Build Advice PC Upgrade Advice For Toms Cat

    Hello Tom's Hardware ! I'm making this post because I need some advice on upgrading my PC. Perhaps you kind folks could help me out ? I do apologize in advance if this is not the correct community to post this question, and kindly ask to redirect me to the correct community. A small...
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    Question question about g sync/adaptive sync monitors

    I'm in the market for a new monitor and the smoothness of g sync is very enticing but I don't really like the idea of fluctuating FPS in games as most are 75hz and above and maintaining that frame rate would be difficult with my hardware. So I was wondering if you cap the frame rate at 60fps...
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    Question £160 28" 4K monitor - Images are stretched

    electriQ 28" 4K Ultra HD HDR 1ms FreeSync Gaming Monitor so i bought this monitor cause it was cheap but thing is it isn't exactly 16:9 my second monitor is a viseo243D which is 53.1cm x 30cm, so 16:9 exactly but this electriQ one is 62.2cm x 34.3cm which is more 16:8.82 I noticed this...
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    Question HP 27XQ or DELL S2719DG

    Hi, I'm in the market for a new monitor which I've been searching around for since the beginning of the week now and was hoping to keep it at £400 or less I've came across HP 27xq Quad HD 27" LCD Gaming Monitor & DELL S2719DGF Quad HD 27” LED Gaming Monitor. Any advice on which is the better...
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    Question Is this a good monitor?

    Hi everyone, I am thinking of buying a new monitor because my pc is outperforming the specs of current display. The AOC G2460VQ6 looks to be a good one and nicely in my budget, but i feel like it is too good to be true. Does anyone have experience and can he/she share it? thanks
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    Question External Monitor for 13" Macbook Air (early 2015) — what's best 2k/1080p at 24"/27" at 1.95 feet (~ 0.5m) away?

    Hi, As the title says, I need an external monitor for graphic design on my 13" Macbook Air. The Air is great for my workflow, but it's display is just ridiculously bad at 60% sRGB. I'm from India where, on Amazon, there's a number of 1080p monitors from 24" - 32" but only two 2560x1440 (at 24"...
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    Question Need help with MSI Optix G27C Monitor

    Never had this issue or any other issue with this monitor up until now. Recently, after a Windows 10 update had completed, the HDMI port on my graphics card (MSI Geforce GTX 1060 Gaming X 6GB) stopped working with my monitor. Can no longer get a signal with the HDMI and have tried multiple...
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    Question Is Curved Monitor is really needed for 24 inch Monitor?

    so ive been thinking to get curved or flat monitor for 24 inch monitor. also, it is better to get 24 inch monitor or 27 inch monitor?(both are 1920 x 1080)
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    [SOLVED] Looking for a 144hz+ 1080p gaming monitor

    PC specs: CPU: I7 4790k GPU: Gtx 970 MOBO: Asrock z97 extreme6 Ram: 2x8gb ddr3 g.skill sniper 1600mhz PSU: EVGA Supernova P2 1000w Chassis: NZXT H440 Water cooling: NZXT kraken x62 Storage: 2tb seagate barracuda HDD 128gb samsung 850 pro ssd for OS OS: windows 10 I'm looking to get a 1080p...
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    [SOLVED] Any monitors that are 1080p at any aspect ratio and/or size that look good in 720 and 1080p in games?

    Hello. I'm looking at a new monitor. Since I use a GTX 1050 and I don't have much money to spend on pc parts i have to stick to lower resolutions in some games. I'm looking to get a new monitor which is AnythingX1080 at any aspect ratio and any size that looks good in 1080p and decent in 720p...
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    Question I think thanos messed with my laptop screen.

    So I'm back again. I need everyone's help again. You're literally the nicest and smartest people I've run into. The issue is my laptop has several tiny white dots in random locations on my screen at varying levels of brightness/sizes and there's about 7, more or less. Upon closer inspection...
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    Question LG 24GM79G vs Viewsonic XG2401 vs Acer KG241QP vs HP 25X

    Hi everyone. i just built a pc and now i need a 144hz monitor. I have selected these 4 monitors mainly because of there color reproduction and panel quality. so out of these which would be the best. all monitors are going for around 300usd except acer kg214qp which is 220 usd. all monitors are...
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    Question Is Prism a good monitor brand?

    I’m getting a new monitor and I found a good one at a cheap price, but it’s from a brand I haven’t heard before. Prism 27 inch Real 165Hz (DP1.2) 144Hz (HDMI2.0) 1ms 1440p WQHD LED (AMD FreeSync, PIP&PBP, Los-Mode, Flicker-Free, Low Blue Light, Ultra Vivid) DisplayPort HDMI DVI Gaming Monitor...
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    Question 24 or 27 inch monitor?

    So I looked online and find mixed messages, so I’m going to ask for other people’s opinions. I found a monitor, qhd wide, 144hz, and 1ms response time. I can get it as 24-inch, or a 27-inch. The 27-inch is about $370, the s4-inch is $330, the only difference is the screen size. There is also a...
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    Question Best 240hz gaming monitor

    Hello, right now I am stuck between three monitors, the Asus pg258q, xg248q (latest release) and finally the Alienware aw2518h. I am curious to know if g-sync compatible free-sync on the xg248q has the same quality and reliability as g-sync on the other two moniutors. In addition I don't really...
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    Question Preparing for High-End Gaming Build - looking for help/feedback on GPU and Monitor

    As the title implies, I’m looking to upgrade – essentially rebuild save for a few components – my PC and am somewhat struggling to definitively choose a GPU and monitor. I currently have the following specs: • I5-6600k (CM 212 evo cooling) • MSI Z170 gaming M5 • Corsair Vengeance LPX...
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    Question Best Budget monitor 144hz around 200-250$?

    Hey guys, I was thinking of buying a new monitor since I've been using my current monitor for 5 years now (1366x768 res at 60hz). I just bought a new pc! Specs: I5-6400 Gtx 1060 6gb dual OC (Asus) 8 gb ram MSI gigabyte mobo(i forgot model) And I read that im actually holding back my computer...
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    Question Monitor purchase help, best warranty between AOC vs Acer vs Viotek?

    Hi, After an exhaustive comparison of several options for a good monitor with 144hz and FreeSync (Gsync compatible now) under $200. I reduced to these two options: -AOC G2590FX 25" currently 199.99 at Amazon -Acer XFA240 bmjdpr 24" at 199.99 sometimes even less My main concern is about the...
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    [SOLVED] vga monitor and dvi or hdmi gpu

    Hello i have a vga monitor and i wanna buy a rx 560 and i found an adaptor that works but i wanna ask if the monitor will be blurred or something like that and if i can somehow get around that
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    Question What is 1ms VRB?

    so i found a good monitor and it says it has 1ms VRB (it's an ips monitor), what is 1ms VRB? what does it translate to in GTG?